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13 May 2014

Enhanced Services for dementia 2014/15: the key facts

The NHS has announced new enhanced services for the timely diagnosis and support for people with dementia.  This enhanced service is designed to reward GP practices for undertaking a proactive approach to the timely assessment of patients who may be at risk of dementia.

12 May 2014

Improving dementia assessment with the new Enhanced Services

Dr Chris Mimnagh, GP and Director of Strategy and Innovation for Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust gives his opinion on using Cantab Mobile as a memory assessment tool with the new Enhanced Services for dementia.

12 May 2014

Cantab Bibliography Update - 12 May 2014

New peer-reviewed papers added to the Cantab Bibliography within the last week.

28 April 2014

Cantab Bibliography Update - 28 April 2014

New peer-reviewed papers added to the Cantab Bibliography within the last week.

14 April 2014

Cantab Bibliography Update - 14 April 2014

New peer-reviewed papers added to the Cantab Bibliography within the last week.

17 February 2014

The importance of timely dementia diagnosis

Timely diagnosis of dementia-related diseases, following the onset of symptoms, is a Department of Health priority. Dementia has a huge impact on people living with the condition, their families and carers, and costs the healthcare system an estimated £19 billion a year, more than the costs of cancer, heart disease and stroke.